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Division number 28 - 6 yes, 8 no Voting yes: Nick Gibb, John Hayes, Oliver Heald, David Laws, Angela Watkinson, Stephen Williams Voting no: Celia Barlow, Michael Foster, Nia Griffith, Jim Knight, David Lammy, Gordon Marsden, Peter Soulsby, Phil Wilson
Division number 29 - 8 yes, 6 no Voting yes: Celia Barlow, Michael Foster, Nia Griffith, Jim Knight, David Lammy, Gordon Marsden, Peter Soulsby, Phil Wilson Voting no: Nick Gibb, John Hayes, Oliver Heald, David Laws, Charles Walker, Stephen Williams
David Lammy: ...based on self-regulation, with the professional bodies—the largest are the Law Society and the Bar Council—combining regulatory and representative functions. The Government commissioned the Sir David Clementi review and are considering his proposals in detail.
David Lammy: The Department already has an Innovation Directorate led by Dr. David Evans, Director of Innovation (who the Secretary of State has asked to lead the work in preparing a science and innovation strategy for the Department.)
David Lammy: My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met with David Laurence of Kaiser Permanente on Wednesday 19 June 2002. Both special advisers attended the meeting.
David Lammy: The hon. Member for West Chelmsford makes many of my points for me and makes them with some flair and panache. I discovered that he is related to a famous rock star—David Bowie. Some similarities between the two are apparent this morning.
Division number 3 - 9 yes, 3 no Voting yes: Bob Blizzard, Barry Gardiner, Neil Gerrard, Tom Harris, John Heppell, Beverley Hughes, Jon Owen Jones, David Lammy, Gwyn Prosser Voting no: Annabelle Ewing, David Heath, Mark Oaten
Division number 4 - 5 yes, 12 no Voting yes: Richard Bacon, Annabelle Ewing, Edward Garnier, David Heath, Mark Oaten Voting no: Bob Blizzard, Claire Curtis-Thomas, Neil Gerrard, Tom Harris, John Heppell, Beverley Hughes, Jon Owen Jones, David Lammy, Tony McWalter, Gwyn Prosser, Dari Taylor, Betty Williams
David Lammy: The Government have commissioned an independent review of the regulatory framework for legal services, aimed at promoting transparency and competition in the legal services sector. Sir David Clementi is due to present his report by the end of this year.
David Lammy: ...the sector has a last opportunity to do so itself. If it does not do this, the Government will consider how new formal regulation could be introduced, taking into account the recommendations of Sir David Clementi's review of the legal services regulatory framework.
David Lammy: Sir David Clementi is due to make his recommendations by 31 December 2004. The Government will set out our plans for responding to those recommendations after the report is published.
David Lammy: The review is independent of Government and will provide regular updates to the Secretary of State as well as the right hon. David Willetts.
David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Ugandan Government on the death of David Kato.
Division number 1 - 7 yes, 10 no Voting yes: Stephen Doughty, Jim Dowd, David Lammy, Andrew McDonald, Gerry Sutcliffe, Pete Wishart, Iain Wright Voting no: Gordon Birtwistle, Sam Gyimah, Duncan Hames, Jonathan Lord, Karen Lumley, Neil Parish, Paul Uppal, Mike Weatherley, David Willetts, Nadhim Zahawi
Division number 2 - 7 yes, 11 no Voting yes: Ben Bradshaw, Stephen Doughty, Jim Dowd, David Lammy, Andrew McDonald, Gerry Sutcliffe, Iain Wright Voting no: Gordon Birtwistle, Sam Gyimah, Duncan Hames, Jonathan Lord, Karen Lumley, Neil Parish, Mark Pawsey, Paul Uppal, Mike Weatherley, David Willetts, Nadhim Zahawi
David Lammy: If there are particular problems, let me hear about them so that we can deal with them. My hon. Friend knows that the whole point of asking Sir David Clementi to examine the entire issue was so that we could get the statutory footing right. If the Law Society does not have powers, the Government can deal with that.
David Lammy: ...intention is always for CHAI and CSCI to publish such documents as they see fit. Amendment agreed to. Amendment made: No. 443, in clause 56, page 20, line 36, leave out subsection (4).—[Mr. Lammy.] Clause 56, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
David Lammy: ...the programme resolution to complete the business. Amendment negatived. Amendment made: No. 303, in clause 57, page 21, line 10, leave out 'obtain the consent of' and insert 'consult'.—[Mr. Lammy.] Clause 57, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill. Question, That clauses 58 and 59 stand part of the Bill, put and negatived.
David Lammy: I recognise what my right hon. Friend says, with his wealth of experience in these areas. He might be aware that David Melville is looking particularly at the situation that arose at London Metropolitan university, where this has been a broader issue that may have bigger implications for the sector. My right hon. Friend is right to raise the matter, and we are looking into it.
...number 140 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Aye Kevin Foster (teller) James Berry (teller) No Caroline Ansell Richard Bacon Nick Boles Peter Bottomley James Brokenshire Lyn Brown David Burrowes Alun Cairns Mr Alan Campbell Thérèse Coffey Wayne David James Duddridge Clive Efford Jane Ellison George Eustice Mark Field Mark Garnier Pat Glass Robert Goodwill Sue Hayman Damian...